Sign up now for the Spark AR Workshop and get inspired to design, build and publish augmented reality effects on Facebook and Instagram! Join an interactive, two-hour virtual workshop, where an expert creator will walk you through how to publish an immersive Spark AR effect and answer your questions. You'll have the opportunity to ideate, create and showcase your own effects on the Instagram platform.
Spark AR Creator Days are short, virtual workshops, led by AR experts designed to inspire and challenge creative professionals and AR enthusiasts how to design, build and publish AR effects using Facebook’s Spark AR platform.
As a participant, you’ll have access to individual and small group coaching, plus helpful resources to help move your own AR ideas from concept to completion. Space is limited, sign up today!
The Spark AR Workshop: Creating Customizable AR Cards in Spark AR
Michael Andrian, Creative Technologist and madebyhumans founder is excited to guide you in creating your first AR based design!
In this workshop, you will be learning all about target tracking in Spark AR, a tool to trigger an AR Effect based on a particular design. Along the way, you are going to learn the fundamentals of Spark AR that are crucial in understanding what goes into making an AR project from scratch. This interactive design workshop will also act as an important building block that will provide direction on how to create a logic flow that will make any Spark AR Effect interactive.
Pre-workshop Requirements and Resources:
Go to this link to download the Spark AR assets that you will be using during the Creator Day workshop: gum.co/mbharcard
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
Your Facebook account is used to sign in to Spark AR Studio, and to publish your effects! To fully participate in this workshop, here are the tools you'll need besides a Facebook account:
Spark AR Studio by Facebook - this is the software used to create effects for Facebook and Instagram
Spark AR Hub - this is where you will upload your effect, view insights and track activity
Spark AR Player for Android and iOS - used to preview your effects in real-time through your phone
ASSETS FOR THIS WORKSHOP
Asset pack: this includes all of the textures you'll need to re-create the Creator Day signature effect! You will need to download the next assets pack before the workshop starts! Go to gum.co/mbharcard to get access to all the workshop resources.
Join the Spark AR Creator Days Facebook Group now to share your new Instagram effects created during the workshop and get more feedback!
- Event kick-off and intros (15 min)
- Guest Speaker AR Journey (15 min)
- Spark AR Demo & Tutorial (30 min)
- Design Jam Kick-off and Creator Pods in Breakout Rooms (40 min)
- Publish Spark AR Effects and Showcase Your New Instagram Effect (20 min)
About Spark AR
Spark AR is the largest platform for mobile augmented reality. Over 600,000 creators from 190 countries use Facebook’s AR creation software, Spark AR Studio, to ideate, design and build AR experiences. And Spark AR Hub, to publish and track the performance of AR effects across the Facebook Family of Apps and devices.
Event Partner: madebyhumans
madebyhumans is the home for next-gen artist ranging from augmented reality, visual effects, game development, and motion graphics.
Our team consist of extensive network of artists working collectively from Jakarta, Korea, US and Canada. Together, our aim is to bring next level campaign that can compete in a global market. We bring innovation through technology and creativity in our craft. We help brands that are bold enough to take their campaign to the next level and differentiate themselves from their competitors.
We believe true creativity happens only through innovation. Our goal is to push the boundary for creativity and technology. To not only make a spectacle but technical art that changes the game!